Baby Massage for Dummies

Baby Massage for Dummies

3.22 (9 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

This title explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers. Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way. Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and, create a strong attachment between the two of you. You'll also find suggestions for making massage part of your everyday routine. Discover how to: ease common ailments; enhance your bond with your baby; stimulate growth and development; comfort a fussy baby; and, massage babies with special needs.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 18mm | 399.17g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764578413
  • 9780764578410
  • 698,053

Review quote

"...has illustrations and step-by-step instructions to show you how to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress..." (Manchester Evening News, 22nd March 2005)show more

Back cover copy

Explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You'll also find suggestions for making massage part of your everyday routine. Discover how to: Ease common ailments Enhance your bond with your baby Stimulate growth and development Comfort a fussy baby Massage babies with special needsshow more

About Joanne Bagshaw

Joanne Bagshaw is a psychotherapist who also teaches yoga and holistic childbirth education classes. Ilene Fox is certified in pre- and postnatal massage.show more

Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Nothing Quite Like Touch.Chapter 1: Welcoming Your Baby into the Wonderful World of Massage.Chapter 2: Understanding the Benefits of Baby Massage.Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Baby Better.Chapter 4: Preparing for the Big Massage.Part II: Different Strokes for Different Folks: Massaging Baby.Chapter 5: Massaging the Front Side.Chapter 6: Massaging the Face and Neck.Chapter 7: Massaging the Back Side.Part III: Making Massage Part of Your Baby's Life.Chapter 8: Preemies and Newborns.Chapter 9: Older Babies and Toddlers.Chapter 10: Fitting Massage into Nap, Bath, and Diaper Time.Part IV: Easing Health Problems with Massage.Chapter 11: Massage for Common Ailments and Problems.Chapter 12: Massage for Emotional and Developmental Issues.Chapter 13: Massage for High Risk Babies.Part V: The Part of Tens.Chapter 14: (Almost) Ten Special Techniques.Chapter 15: Ten Great Massage Resources.Index.show more

Rating details

9 ratings
3.22 out of 5 stars
5 11% (1)
4 22% (2)
3 44% (4)
2 22% (2)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X